Pocket-Sized Ultrasound Now Wireless [video]

Pocket-Sized Ultrasound Now Wireless [video]

Mobile ultrasound scanners continue to get smaller and more powerful. Butterfly Network has a wired scanner that connects to a smartphone or tablet. We covered Healcerion’s Sonon 300L wireless handheld model’s FDA clearance. We also wrote about the Clarius...
Remote Tremor Monitoring for Parkinson’s Disease

Remote Tremor Monitoring for Parkinson’s Disease

Neurologists monitor Parkinson’s Disease patient tremors with an in-office task-based Unified Parkinson’s Disease Rating Scale (UPDRS) to manage and treat the progressive disease. Unfortunately, as is the case with blood pressure measurements and other variable...
8th Grade Student Invents Diabetic Aid [video]

8th Grade Student Invents Diabetic Aid [video]

People with diabetes have to test their blood glucose levels multiple times a day so that they know how much insulin they need to inject. Patients insert test strips into a blood glucose meter and apply a tiny finger-prick blood sample. When people are first diagnosed...
In-Home Medication Adherence Solution

In-Home Medication Adherence Solution

Patient adherence to medication regimes remains a major healthcare threat. Hospital readmittance, cost containment, and overall outcomes all suffer when patients don’t take their meds as prescribed. We’ve written about Montefiore Medical Center’s...
Novant Adopts Tyto for Remote Medical Exams [video]

Novant Adopts Tyto for Remote Medical Exams [video]

Telehealth, telemedicine, remote monitoring, and remote care represent slightly different aspects of patient care in locations other than the traditional doctor’s offices, urgent care centers, and hospitals. This past April we wrote about Best Buy’s plans...